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Gripped by Drought By Arthur Upfield
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Frank Mayne owns a sheep station of about 800,000 acres in western New South Wales. On a visit to England he meets and marries Ethel. They then travel around the world for three years before going... More > home to Australia in the first year of a drought. After two more years of drought and a failed marriage that spawns an orgy of entertainment and other costs, Frank faces ruin.< Less
Drought In Paradise By Adrian Vance
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This is the story of one man's experience in the 1980's seven year drought in Santa Barbara, California dealing with an ingrown power structure that opposed a state water pipeline thinking they could... More > preserve their town and not kill it. It is an accurate record of the inner workings of a California town trying not to deal with its' problems.< Less
droughts and floods By patricia maynard
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Kids, Thistles and Drought By Gen Brechtel
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Growing up during the 1930s, Gen Brechtel is one of ten children. Told in vivid detail, Gen's story, Kids, Thistles, and Drought, captures her first six years growing up.
Kids, Thistles and Drought By Gen Brechtel
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Growing up during the 1930s, Gen Brechtel is one of ten children. Told in vivid detail, Gen's story, Kids, Thistles, and Drought, captures her first six years growing up.
Mother Goose in a Drought By Isaac Tanner Madsen
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Under the hot sun, Mother Goose finds her eggs keep boiling. Distressed by the situation, she asks young and old alike to read the tragic poetic tales of poor birds in hot weather and many other fine... More > stories.< Less
Bad Managers' Decisions: Why the Longest Drought in Boston's History Happened (1986-2003) By KP Wee
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This book looks at why the Bruins and Red Sox failed in their bids to win championships during the era of 1986-2003 - thanks to coaches and managers' bad pre- or in-game decisions. 1986, 1990, 1993,... More > 1998, and 2003 were examined.< Less
Living in the Eternal Present By Jenean McBrearty
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A collection of 14 new short stories and flash fiction about people who must confront and cope with situations of war, terrorism, drought, and betrayal.
The Water War By Marc Alexander
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Lee Royle had come to Silver Bend at the urgent request of his brother Ethan. There had been a long, painful drought for many months. With no rain and the endless glare of the sun the herds of cattle... More > were dropping like flies. But not the Circle-Star beeves. For Boss Quinn had built a dam across the Snowy River and the small ranchers could only sit and watch as his steers grew sleek and fat whilst their own went mad with lack of water and died.< Less
The Last Goodbye By Martin Brown
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1976; the long, hot summer: clothes are getting skimpy, England’s become continental. In Devon, where the drought is hardest, boy meets girl, boy shouldn't have met girl. Stella Drake, a... More > farmer’s daughter, living and working in London, decides against marrying Andrew, a Doctor. They fight and agree to a trial separation, which Stella thinks should be for good. Escaping to the family home, Drake’s Farm, now a B&B, she begins to dismantle a wedding. She meets David, 18, escaping divorcing parents, exam results, and an ex-girlfriend. But Stella's haunted by her family history; decisions of ancestors are catching up, forcing her own decisions. One, by long-dead, great Uncle Zachary in the Great War, places such an obligation on Stella and her Aunt Bee, that an unsuitable marriage seems her only option. Shying away from the pressure, Stella takes up David’s obvious offer of love. Under a relentless sun, they begin a secret love affair. But rain and retribution are coming. Nothing will be the same at summer’s end.< Less